Ph.D. - political science - Northwestern University.
Michael G. Maxfield, is Professor of Criminal Justice at John Jay College. He is the author of numerous articles and books on a variety of topics -- victimization, policing, homicide, community corrections, auto theft, and long-term consequences of child abuse and neglect. He is the coauthor (with Earl Babbie) of the textbook, Research Methods for Criminal Justice and Criminology, now in its sixth edition, and currently serves as the editor of the Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency. Formerly a professor at Rutgers University, Professor Maxfield received his Ph.D. in political science from Northwestern University.